When you read her premise it is very clear she is PhRMA inculcated although she briefly refers to cognitive therapy.
Her por-drug treatment suggestions also fail to address the extreme probems with the anti-anxiety and anto-depressant dugs pushed today inmainstream medicine.
She also fails o look to nutrition issues as a related factor.
The real problem is her total failure to acknowledge the substantial scientific proof for the use and effectiveness of the very herbs he is attacking.
I've asked one of the major herbal organizations for some comments on this 'doctor' and her misguided statements. As I receive it I'll post it.
ST. LOUIS, April 9 (UPI) -- An herbal remedy for anxiety -- St. John's wort -- has not been proven, a U.S. researcher says.
Dr. Kimberly Zoberi of Saint Louis University in Missouri says not only have St. John's wort and other herbs taken for anxiety -- such as kava extract and valerian -- not been shown to be effective, but there may be safety issues.
"Patients should be extremely cautious about garnering medical advice from the Internet," Zoberi says in a statement. "There is no evidence that those medications are effective. If a patient wishes to avoid drug therapy, her doctor can suggest alternatives such as cognitive behavioral therapy."
Zoberi recommends those needing anxiety treatment consult with a healthcare professional.
The article, published in the Journal of Family Practice, also looks at prescription drug regimens for patients with anxiety and notes the first-line treatment prescribed by physicians are the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, which are safe, effective and more affordable. However, some patients suffer sexual or gastrointestinal side effects.
Some anti-convulsant drugs offer quick and effective anxiety relief without the side effects of other treatments, Zoberi says, but on the downside, they are relatively expensive.